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Mission Ranch Restaurant

26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923-9215
+1 831-625-9040
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (59 reviews)
“prime rib” (113 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923-9215
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an upscale restaurant and lodging set in a quiet pastoral setting in Carmel. Sheep grazing in the pasture. Clint Eastwood saved this place when it was supposed to be torn down for Condos. Very historic dating back to the 1800s but totally up...More

Thank jbrantmeier
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great view of the open field with Clint Eastwood's protected sheep. Food is good and mostly American style. The restaurant is on the grounds that provides rooms and tennis court. Back in the 1980's when Clint Eastwood was mayor of Carmel by the Sea, he...More

Thank coeurdolives
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We waited 90 mins for a table but we were glad we did. Food was good but the restaurant was so dark we couldn't actually see what we were eating when it came!

Thank Charlotte I
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you're in Carmel and want to act like you're hobnobbing with the casual rich, as well as the "big hat-no cattle" set, Mission Ranch is for you. Ordered two hamburgers, one glass of wine and the bill came to $60 with tip. Burgers were...More

Thank Thunderbird12
Reviewed 1 week ago

I gave our experience 4 stars because Mission Ranch is just so darn gorgeous. Charming, stunning view, sheep. I could have sat on that outdoor patio all day soaking it in. However, we found the brunch to be very average. For $40 a person and...More

Thank Letsbeclear
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ambiance, service and food. One of the most enjoyable restaurants on the California coast. Good service and food and great value.

Thank V8262PPmichaelt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a very nice selection for brunch. Included in the cost of $40 was a glass of champagne or a mimosa. Recommend a table outdoors weathers permitting. There was a trio playing lovely music during brunch. Take time to stroll the grounds.

Thank DaydreaminginDenver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place! We arrived late Sunday afternoon for the bar menu. We were lucky to get a table outside not reserved for dinner. Menu was great with a good variety of choices. Everything was good, especially liked the calamari and banana/walnut ice cream. Amazing...More

Thank Dansker58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing views. The restaurant sits up so you can see the ocean and sheep grazing. They have s nice cocktail list. They have a beautiful outside patio where we had drinks then ate. They open at 4 for cocktails and 5 for dinner. No reservations...More

Thank 772mackie
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were interested in an early, light dinner and drinks, and the Mission Ranch's bar menu (which I read on line) and the outdoor patio setting seemed just right for us. We arrived shortly after 5 pm on a Thursday afternoon. We...More

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3 June 2017|
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Response from Silvemi | Reviewed this property |
I'm not positive but I don't think so. If I remember correct they open at 4 or 5.
24 April 2017|
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Response from BarbaraF2017 | Reviewed this property |
The Ranch serves a brunch on Sunday ( 10:30am to 1:30pm ) that is the best on the Monterey Pennisula. Yes, it is standard that no reservations taken ( only on Easter, Mother's Day & Thanksgiving ) but get there when they... More
16 March 2017|
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Response from tkelly64 | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure the Mission Ranch restaurant does not take reservations. It's a first come first served system where they will take your name and buzz you when the table is ready.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923-9215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-9040
  • This restaurant is at Mission Ranch
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